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Obama heckled during immigration speech in Chicago

I photographed the Presidents speech on Immigration last night in Chicago for the international news agency Getty Images, which was surprisingly interrupted by hecklers. After they came at him from very angle his reaction to them was calm and effective.

Paul Ryan & Mitt Romney: No really, it's 2014

CHICAGO,IL – AUGUST 21: Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney shakes hands with his former running mate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on August 21, 2014 in Chicago. The duo was on hand to publicize Ryan’s new book, “The Way Forward.” (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Christie crosses the aisle again at Clinton confab

I’ve seen him on TV 100 times, but I never saw larger than life politician Chris Christie in person until yesterday.

David Axelrod slashes stache

When I met David Axelrod in 2008 at Obama for America campaign headquarters I instantly wanted to photograph him in front of this iconic Obama image. I decided to light Axelrod with light similar to what was in the Obama portrait, only from the opposite side, to create symmetry and contrast all at the same time.

Messina: Obama Won On The Small Stuff

Romney aide admits: “We thought the game would be one thing, and it ended up being another.”

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